EDC Student / New Grad Position – Content Management Team

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Government of Canada Ottawa and Gatineau offices, ONTARIO
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 17 Feb 2023

Prepare yourself for the next challenge

EDC is Canada’s export credit agency, offering innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. EDC’s knowledge and partnerships are used by more than 8,400 Canadian companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide each year.

Working at EDC means your decisions can affect the bottom line of Canada’s exporters; your expertise can guide their strategies and your ideas can shape their plans. Each day brings new challenges, requiring the best of your skills, ideas and innovative thinking. You’ll build relationships with some of the brightest and most talented minds in Canada and around the world as you work together to support the success of our clients. Our student development opportunities include work terms and co-op programs – all designed to give your career a head start.

Team and Position Overview

The Content Management team is responsible for the Records Management, Library Services, and Information Lifecycle Management programs on behalf of EDC. We currently have a career opportunity for two highly motivated students possessing a keen desire to deploy their interpersonal skills in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-oriented environment while adhering to customer requirements, Records Management/Library standards and corporate policies.

The role is with our Library Services program where we manage a significant collection of external subscriptions, largely company, industry, and news sources. Duties include updating the library catalog, creating jobs aids, implementing discovery tools, gathering user feedback, conducting user interviews, participating in the development and delivery of training, and collection development.

Ideal Candidate

Currently enrolled, or recent graduate of an Information Management/Library Science program at the University level
Knowledge of Discovery systems, user authentication, and SharePoint would be an asset
Self starter – ability to work well with minimal supervision
Strong knowledge in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Ability to work independently and within a team
Enthusiasm to tackle any task, whether menial or complex
Ability to communicate in both official languages
What can you expect from an EDC work term? Building cross-functional networks of colleagues, identifying and following through on opportunities for improvement and innovation, learning and growing constantly through coaching and mentoring, working in a high-performing, fast-paced and flexible environment facilitated by technologies and access to an in-house fitness center at our Ottawa headquarters.

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Application deadline: Friday, February 17 2023 11:59 p.m. EST on www.edc.ca/careers

EDC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require special accommodation.

Candidates must meet the requisite government security screening requirements.

What to expect from us?

You will be notified when we have received your application.
If your profile matches a team’s needs, we will reach out to schedule an interview with the team, you will receive a description of the team you are selected for in preparation for your interview.

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